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The National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) Cancer Outcomes Conference 2015 in association with the United Kingdom and Ireland Association of Cancer Registries (UKIACR) and the N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) will focus on ‘United Against Cancer’ locally, nationally and internationally. It will build on the theme of the 2014 conference “The power of Information” highlighting how cancer intelligence based on high quality data is improving the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of cancer in the UK and beyond.

About the 2015 NCIN Conference

Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast City Centre
5 plenary sessions, 12 parallel sessions and poster exhibition
Early bird registration ends 31 March 2015
Abstract submission Deadline 13 February 2015

Abstract themes

  • Data Processing and Management
  • Changing Clinical Practice/Supporting Commissioning/Clinical Audit
  • International Comparisons of Cancer Outcomes and/or Quality of Care
  • Cancer Prevention and Aetiological Risk Factors
  • Cancer Screening, Early Diagnosis of Cancer
  • Primary Care
  • Survivorship/Late Effects of Cancer and its Treatment
  • Patient Reported Outcome/Experience Measures (PROMs/PREMs)
  • End of Life Care
  • Treatment: Surgery, Radiotherapy; Chemotherapy/Pharmaco-Epidemiology
  • Links with other Disease areas: Health Intelligence Networks
  • Childhood, Teenage & Young Adults
  • Less Common Cancers
  • Older People & Cancer
  • Economics of Cancer
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical Trials/Biobanks
  • Inequalities - Access to Optimal Care and Survival

About NCIN

The National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) is a UK-wide partnership operated by Public Health England. It coordinates and develops analysis and intelligence to drive improvements in prevention, standards of cancer care and clinical outcomes for cancer patients.

Information about previous conferences can be found at NCIN Conferences.


The United Kingdom and Ireland Association of Cancer Registries (UKIACR) is a society, members of which are involved in the development of cancer registration, and in its application both to the study of cancer in defined populations and to the development of cancer control programmes in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland. Their AGM will take place during the conference.

About NICR

In 2015 the N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) celebrates 21 years of data collection and analysis and welcomes the opportunity to host the National Cancer Intelligence Network Cancer Outcomes Conference 2015: United Against Cancer in association with the United Kingdom and Ireland Association of Cancer Registries (UKIACR) to mark the occasion.

The N. Ireland Cancer Registry is funded by the Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland and hosted by Queens University Belfast.


The conference will have a multidisciplinary focus and aim to give delegates a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and ideas with members of the community across the cancer continuum. This includes patients, researchers, clinicians, commissioners, allied cancer professionals, policy-makers and third sector organisations.


Delegates will have the opportunity to hear leading experts discuss emerging research, service evaluation, clinical audit and analysis, and explore how cancer intelligence is influencing wider public health and policy. Further programme details to follow shortly.

Alongside keynote speeches in 5 plenary sessions, there will be 12 parallel sessions and an exhibition including poster presentations.

Conference Reception

A conference reception and buffet will be held in the Great Hall, Belfast City Hall during the evening of 8 June and will provide an excellent networking opportunity for those who attend (limited availability, booking will be via conference registration system).

Conference Dinner

A conference dinner will be held during the evening of 9 June in Titanic Belfast (limited availability, booking will be via conference registration system).

Additional visitor and travel information are available via a link to the conference web page.

Contact Information

N. Ireland Cancer Registry
Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences
Queen's University Belfast
Mulhouse Building
Grosvenor Road
BT12 6DP

Tel: +(44)28 9063 2573
Fax: +(44)28 9024 8017

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